In 1938 the American Medical Association created a “Committee to Study Problems of Motor Vehicle Accidents.” Around that same time the National Safety Council began the “Committee on Tests for Intoxication.” Their original research found that a driver with a .15% Blood Alcohol Concentration (B.A.C.) could be presumed to be “under the influence.” Ohio law followed this paradigm making it illegal to drive with a B.A.C. over .15%. This standard existed for over 20 years.
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